Title The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume III, The Assyrian Empire
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 1954
Seller ID 007638
This is the stated third impression of the first edition. First published in 1925, then reprinted, with corrections, in 1929, then reissued in 1954. NOT ex-library. With Sumerian, Akkadian and other transliterations. Printed and bound in England by Spottiswoods, Ballantyne & Co., Ltd., Colchester. Brick red linen-like cloth binding, with crisp gilt-stamped design to the front board and lettering to the spine. 9.25 x 6.25 inches. Unbumped spine head and very gently bumped tail, and with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean and attractive binding. T.E.G. The text block is firmly bound in. With xxv and 821 numbered pages, and with bibliographies and chronological notes and indices. Also with a table of alphabets, 15 pull-out maps, two plans, two genealogical tables, a synchronistic table of events, in three parts, and a synchronistic list of kings, in two parts, all pristine. Faint pencil erasure marks to the upper corner of the front FEP, trivial. Else an exceptionally clean interior. Appears very gently read. A Near Fine copy. A monumental work of scholarship.